Howard Marks

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As Founder and Chief Scientist at DeepStorage, LLC Howard Marks provides the kind of practical, hands-on analysis that can only come from spending 30 years in the trenches.. As a consultant he helped organizations large and small including America Express, JP Morgan, Borden Foods, BBDO Worldwide and Foxwoods Resort Casino solve real world storage and network problems.

Now at DeepStorage he runs an independent test lab evaluating the latest in storage and data center networking products in beautiful Santa Fe MN and writing about them for multiple websites including An entertaining and energetic speaker Howard speaks regularly at industry events including Storage Decisions, Interop, SNW and Microsoft’s TechEd. He has written three books and hundreds of articles on networking and storage technologies.

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Links with Tag @DeepStorageNet

  1. Tech Stand Up Episode 9 – SFD17 – Initial thoughts NGD Systems Podcast
  2. 54: GreyBeards talk scale-out secondary storage with Jonathan Howard, Dir. Tech. Alliances at Commvault
  3. StorMagic’s SvSAN – Targeting HCI’s ROBO Sweet Spot
  4. Visiting Intel with SFD 12
  5. Why Primary Deduplication Is A Different Animal From Backup Dedupe
  6. GreyBeards talk Copy Data Management with Ash Ashutosh, CEO Actifio
  7. 33: GreyBeards talk HPC storage with Frederic Van Haren, founder HighFens & formerly Sr. Director of HPC at Nuance
  8. PB are the new TB, GreyBeards talk with Brian Carmody, CTO Inifinidat
  9. I Miss the Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer or Speaking at The Flash Memory Summit and VMworld
  10. VMware Endorses StorMagic for ROBO Server SAN
  11. What I’m Doing Instead of A Summer Vacation
  12. Gridbusters Made Me a YouTube Star
  13. Greybeards talk all-flash arrays with Dave Wright, CEO and founder of SolidFire
  14. Separating Storage Startups From Upstarts
  15. Throw More Storage At It
  16. Scale-Out Storage For Hyper-V
  17. Overland Storage SnapScale Scales Out But Falls Short
  18. I Guess I am A Big Shot – Storage Field Day Edition
  19. Coho Applies SDN To Scale-Out Storage
  20. Starboard Storage Shuts Down
  21. A Bad Combo: PernixData’s FVP and VSAN
  22. RAM Caching Vs. SSDs: A Startup’s Gamble
  23. Fusion-io Leaders Step Down in Executive-Suite Turmoil
  24. Fusion-io Buys Hybrid Startup NexGen
  25. It’s A Solid-State Symposium
  26. In IT, Everything Old Is New Again
  27. VC Money—Who Needs It?
  28. Starting a New Chapter
  29. Storage QoS: The Next Frontier?
  30. Hyperconverged Stacks from SimpliVity and Scale
  31. The Hyperconverged Infrastructure